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Jesuit Library, Milltown Park, 1860-2019
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Correspondence between the Irish Fr Provincial and Jesuits on formation, finance, libraries, holidays and Trinity College Dublin

Correspondence between the Irish Fr Provincial and Jesuits on various matters such as

  • the censure of those in various stages of formation;
  • the proposal to purchase books dealing with the missions in order to establish ‘the nucleus of a useful missionary library’ in Milltown Park (See also ADMN/3/11);
  • Catholics and Trinity College Dublin (See also ADMN/3/43; 76);
  • villas;
  • the introduction of legislation granting a rebate of income tax to parents having children at school;
  • the ‘desirability’ of a ‘recognised uniform’ way of expressing ‘Society of Jesus’ in initials in English and Irish;
  • the introduction of dancing classes ‘under the guidance of a certain number of lady instructresses’ without the permission of Irish Fr Provincial at Belvedere College;
  • Irish scholastics in Jersey and
  • examinations in ‘air raid precautions and anti-gas measures’ for male members of religious orders at the Air Raid Precautions School, Griffith Barracks, Dublin.

General Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny

  • IE IJA TKK
  • Fonds
  • 1809-2013
  • History of General Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny collection;
  • Lithographs & Posters;
  • Military;
  • Scottish Widows’ Fund and Life Assurance Society, Finance and Ireland;
  • Correspondence;
  • Boer War;
  • 1906 Travels.

Kelly-Kenny, Sir Thomas, 1840-1914, General

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ concerning a seventeenth-century transcript of Robert Southwell’s 'Rule of Good Life' in Milltown Park

  • IE IJA J/10/139
  • File
  • 17 January 1967 - 6 June 1975
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from Prof. Nancy Pollard Brown, (Professor of English, Trinity College, Washington) and Dr Peter Beal, concerning a seventeenth-century transcript of Robert Southwell’s 'Rule of Good Life' in Milltown Park, Dublin.

Brown, Nancy Pollard, 1921-2015, professor

List of art books, theory of art, catalogues and guide books which were taken from the room of Fr Donal O'Sullivan SJ

List of art books, theory of art, catalogues and guide books which were taken from the room of Fr Donal O'Sullivan SJ. Includes note from Fr Paddy O'Connell SJ to Brian [ ] indicating that ‘about twenty (on this list) have been since set aside for Leeson St. Total valuation of this lot (Mr Penibrey Jr.) is £575’.

Milltown Park, Dublin

The papers of Milltown Park concern the Jesuit community (1861-1979) and works which have occurred there: Tabor House (1969-1993); The Milltown Institute (1968-1992) and The Irish School of Ecumenics (1969-1980). There are references to the missions, chaplaincy, villas, finances, customs, property retreats, library, customs, rules, studies, health, staff, ordinations, the establishment and eventual closure of a retreat centre at Tabor House, the foundation of courses in theology and philosophy for the training of religious and lay people, Milltown Lectures (1960-1970), Lay Retreat Association and the establishment of the Irish School of Ecumenics.

Material is in the form of handwritten letters, ledgers, postcards, accounts, architectural plans, cuttings from newspapers, maps, photographs, menus, bills and receipts.

Milltown Park, Dublin, 1858-

Schedule of documents transcribed/translated by Fr John Grene SJ

  • IE IJA J/459/4
  • Item
  • October 1879 - 11 March 1881
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Bound volume containing documents transcribed/translated by Fr John Grene SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin.

Pp1-68: State of the Society in Ireland 1641-1650, by Fr John Young SJ;
Pp 69-70: A prophecy of Fr Julius Mancinelli SJ, 1606;
Pp 70-106: Annual letter of the Irish Mission, January 1669-December 1674, by Fr Stephen Rice SJ;
Pp 107: Copy of letter addressed by Supreme Council of Kilkenny to Fr Mercure Verdier SJ, Visitor of the Society of Jesus in Ireland;
Pp 108-120: De Arte Logica Carmen Didactium, 1825 by Francis Mahony (Fr Prout);
Pp 121-149: Annual letters of the Irish Mission, 1619-1620;
Pp 149-158: Life of Br James Murphy, Scholastic, 1839-1869;
Pp 159-414: Julius Cordera De Suppressione Socitatis Iesu. Opus nodum prolo commissum.

Sketch book belonging to Arthur Cox

Sketch book belonging to Arthur Cox, when he was eleven/twelve years of age. Arthur sketches and paints locations such Bundoran, Donegal (cliffs, hotels, sandhills, town, chapel, people, beaches, shells, horses) and 26 Merrion Square, Dublin.

Cox, Arthur, 1891-1965, solicitor and priest

Theologiae moralis absolutissimum compendium in quinque partitum

R.P. Pauli Laymann L' Societate Iesu theologiae moralis absolutissimum compendium in quinque libros partitum : nunc demum post nuperam impressionem Moguntinam accuratiùs recognitum, mednis omnibus, quibus undique scatebat repurgatum, plurimisque hinc inde notabilibus auctum, ac ad mentem auctoris redactum.

Publisher: Duaci : Typis Ioannis Serrurier, sub signo Salamandrae, 1640.

Laymann, Paul, 1574-c.1635, Jesuit priest